Author: craigpayne

‘My Hickstead’ 2016

‘My Hickstead’ 2016 In the Summer of ’16 I photographed the Derby Meet and Longines Royal International Horse Show for the All England Showjumping Course at Hickstead. My role was to be the ‘Official Press Photographer’ which entailed supplying Hickstead with press images of the winners of classes, programme photos for next year, sponsors shots, trade pictures and anything else that […]

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My ‘Best of 2016’ Wedding Photographs

My ‘Best of 2016’ Wedding Photographs 2016 brought me a vision and focus of what my ‘style’ is as a wedding photographer, it was the year I qualified with the Society of Wedding Photographers, I reached the Regional Finals of the ‘Wedding Photographer of the Year’ Awards and, most importantly by far, I photograph 21 weddings with all the couples being delighted […]

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My qualification with the Society of Wedding Photographers!

I am delighted to announce that I have been awarded ‘Licentiateship in Photography’ (LSWPP) with the Society of Wedding Photographers! This qualification means the Society see my work as being of a consistent standard of imagery that shows professional competence! In the process of applying for this amazing step in my career I found myself being sent on a nostalgic trip down memory […]

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Charity Barn Dance 2016

On Saturday 9th April 85 guests, the Lindfield Young Farmers Members, myself and D’Arcy Spice gathered in all our cowboy finery for a night of tasty food, good drink and dance to raise funds for St Peter & St James Hospice and the Rural Agricultural Benevolent Institution at Wivelsfield Village Hall. The evening was a great success, if we do […]

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My “Tracks of My Years”

My “Tracks of my Years” It’s fair to say I LOVE music! Cd’s, LP’s and 45’s have been played around my home all my life. This is primarily thanks to my dad and his appreciation for such a variety of music! His influence has reflected greatly on my music tastes and this fun look at my Tracks of my Years will give you […]

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My Charity Barn Dance!

Howdy All! With the same level of yee-haw, toe tappin’, straw coverin’ delight we are going to fill the hall with cowboy & cowgirls of all ages for an evening of dancing to the live music & calling of D’Arcy Spice, the same band I have used for previous years. The very best local produce will be dished out for […]

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Countdown to Christmas Competition

Once again 'Craig's Countdown to Christmas Competition' returns for XMAS 2015! You can enter the competition on my Facebook page. The winner will be chosen at random on Friday 18th at 8:30pm. This person will be announced via my page and will be sent the voucher once they have told me their postal address. The winner must have their session [...] read more